Claraia Bittner 1901 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pterinopectinidae

Alternative spelling: Pseudomonotis (Claraia)

Synonyms: Claraia (Pseudoclaraia) Zhang 1980, Peribositra, Pseudoclaraia Zhang 1980

Parent taxon: Pterinopectinidae according to N. D. Newell and D.W. Boyd 1995

See also Fang et al. 2009, Sepkoski 2002, Spath 1935, Vokes 1980, Wasmer and Hautmann 2012 and Waterhouse 2000

Sister taxa: Anulipecten, Chuluaria, Claraioides, Denguiria, Dunbarella, Lyriopecten, Pseudaviculopecten, Pterinopecten, Pterinopectinella, Pterinopectinellinae, Pterinopectininae, Pteroclaraia, Rugiclaraia, Tesseratiinae

Subtaxa: Claraia (Pteroclaraia) Claraia amygdaliformis Claraia anulata Claraia aurita Claraia bioni Claraia chakkapaki Claraia clarai Claraia concentrica Claraia dieneri Claraia extrema Claraia fenghaiensis Claraia fukianensis Claraia griesbachi Claraia guangyuanensis Claraia guizhouensis Claraia hunanica Claraia intermedia Claraia jiangyouensis Claraia liuqiaoensis Claraia longyanensis Claraia mulleri Claraia pamirensis Claraia perthensis Claraia posidoniformis Claraia pulchella Claraia radialis Claraia shabaonica Claraia stachei Claraia stavropolica Claraia subwangi Claraia vozini Claraia wangi Claraia zhongzaiensis Pseudomonotis (Claraia) extrema Pseudomonotis (Claraia) kilenensis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Armenia (12 collections), Australia (2), Azerbaijan (16), Canada (5: Alberta, British Columbia, Nunavut), China (233), Greenland (165), Hungary (29), India (13), Iran (27), Italy (95), Japan (4), Madagascar (1), Malaysia (7), Nepal (4), Norway (1), Oman (17), the Russian Federation (18), Tajikistan (4), Thailand (1), Turkmenistan (1), United States (33: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming), Vietnam (8)

• Permian to Triassic of India (4)

• Permian of China (18), Pakistan (1), the Russian Federation (1), Tunisia (3)

Total: 723 collections including 1068 occurrences

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